Party must seize the ini­tia­tive on Brexit fol­low­ing Dug­dale’s de­par­ture

Com­ment John Mc­ter­nan

The Scotsman - - News Digest -

Ex­pect the un­ex­pected is the new law of pol­i­tics. Brexit would fail. Trump would lose. Theresa May would have a 100seat ma­jor­ity. Cor­byn couldn’t win Mid­dle Eng­land. A sec­ond in­de­pen­dence ref­er­en­dum was in­evitable. The SNP were un­beat­able. One by one, all those cer­tain­ties were proved wrong.

And now, with the res­ig­na­tion of Kezia Dug­dale, a fur­ther tru­ism crum­bles. “All po­lit­i­cal ca­reers end in fail­ure,” they say, but not so Kez’s. Her stint as Scot­tish Labour leader

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